Topsoil Road: Poems, by Morgan, Robert
- ISBN: 9780807126134 | 0807126136
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 11/1/2000
Morgan offers detailed memories of such people and places as the thrush doctor who could heal sickness by blowing into the feverish mouth of a patient, and the Blue Hole -- the deepest, darkest pool to be found in the Green River -- where hundreds of eels would appear once every year.
Whether describing the Cherokee chief Attakullakulla in London or the way a zebra spider glides across the sky, Morgan casts each poem with elegance and a rare sense of wonder, turning minute observations of the commonplace into portraits of delicate and amazing beauty. Throughout the collection, his voice and vision remain strong as he employs an impressive